Avocado Strawberry Caprese

9 20 320
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 2
Avocado Strawberry Caprese
Health Rating
A delicious side to have with your main or delicious salad on its own!

Ingredients


1 cup slices Strawberries (cut into slices)
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
1 avocado(s) Avocado (pitted, diced)
1/3 cup Basil, fresh (chiffonade (ribbon) cut)
1/3 cup Balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 pinch Sea salt, fine
1 dash Black pepper
2 tbsp Sesame seeds (or pecans, for serving)

Instructions


1. In a small saucepan, bring the balsamic vinegar to a simmer over medium heat. Once the vinegar starts to simmer, reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer for 6 to 10 minutes, uncovered, until the vinegar thickens, and reduces in volume by half. Set aside.

2. Meanwhile, add the strawberries, tomatoes, avocado, and basil into a large shallow bowl.

3. Drizzle on oil and gently toss until ingredients are coated. Season generously with salt and pepper and toss again just briefly.

4. Sprinkle on sesame seeds (or favourite nuts). Once cooled, drizzle on balsamic reduction and toss.

5. Serve immediately.

Notes:

Nutritional Highlights

Strawberries - a great source of vitamin C, they are packed with fiber and high level polyphenols which are excellent antioxidants

Avocado - high in monounsaturated fatty acids which are beneficial for heart health, also contain B vitamins and fiber

Olive oil - rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, has high antioxidant content and anti-inflammatory properties


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 320
Calories from fat 209
Calories from saturated fat 29.6
Total Fat 23.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 100 mg
Potassium 913 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.0 g
Dietary Fiber 10.9 g
Sugars 13.3 g
Protein 5.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 1.9

Energy sources


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  • Nathalie Sevigny ND. Nathalie Sevigny ND. (Feb. 2, 2018, 9:21 a.m.)

    Vous pouvez ajouter du poulet cuit, du thon en canne ou encore 3 c. à table de graines de chanvre décortiquées et ainsi augmenter la teneur en protéines !